To achieve a generation free of tobacco, Truth Initiative knows that individuals and organizations must be empowered to act in their communities. Learn more about how you can counter tobacco’s influence through summits, scholarships, studies, events and more. Let’s work together to give everyone in the U.S. the chance for a tobacco-free life.
apply now: grants will support groups to get smoking off movie screens
The Tobacco-Free College Program offers grants to minority-serving institutions and community colleges.Learn More
What does using tobacco and other substances together mean?
A study conducted by Amy Cohn reveals how alcohol and marijuana use among young adults are associated with tobacco products.Learn More
Featured Youth Fellowship Project
Writing a children’s book for Native American youth
Youth Activism Fellow Logan Brown wrote a children’s book to promote tobacco prevention among Native Americans, who smoke at higher rates than any other racial or ethnic group.Learn More
Trying to quit smoking?
BecomeAnEX® is a free, digital quit smoking program hosted by Truth Initiative and developed in collaboration with Mayo Clinic.Learn More
Truth Initiative and CVS Partnership
Truth Initiative and the CVS Health Foundation are joining together to help HBCUs and community colleges go tobacco-free.Learn More
Helping community colleges and HBCUs go tobacco-free
Q&A: Helping college campuses go tobacco-free
Nearly all smokers start before age 27, making college campuses critical partners to reduce tobacco use in the U.S.Learn More
Be a part of our research
Our Schroeder Institute® conducts cutting-edge tobacco research. You can participate in studies that may help you quit smoking.Learn More
Exposing the tobacco industry’s exploitation of members of the military and those with mental health conditions.
partner with us
We cannot achieve a tobacco-free generation on our own. We need partners who share our commitment to ending the tobacco epidemic, and want to help reach as many people as possible with the truth about tobacco use and the tobacco industry. Learn more about how you can work with Truth Initiative.